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2019 Day of Percussion

WI Percussive Arts Society
Mukwonago High School

Saturday April 13, 2019

High School Snare Drum Competition

Sponsors: TAMA Drums & The Green Bay Packers

Adjudicators & Clinicians: The Tundra Line

Performance Schedule:

2:20pm David Pickar - "Drum Corps on Parade" - John S. Pratt
2:32pm Brandon Gunderson - "Tornado" by Mitch Markovitch
2:44pm Peyton Green - "Drum Corps on Parade" - John S. Pratt
2:56pm Nick Anastasi - "Tornado" by Mitch Markovitch
3:08pm Reed Weston - "Guido’s Birthday" by Scott McCoy

Registration Fee: $15 per participant

Application Deadline: April 5th 2019


Prizes Include:

Marching Snare Drum from TAMA Drums | Stick Packages | Free 1-Year Percussive Arts Society Memberships | Grand Prize Winner will perform on the evening Showcase Concert 

Calling all Wisconsin high school snare drummers! Come compete against the best drummers from all over the state to win the title of Wisconsin PAS High School Snare Drum Champion!  Open to all grade 9-12 students currently enrolled in a Wisconsin school, competitors will prepare solo snare repertoire from the WSMA Class A list (or a piece of equivalent difficulty). The winner of the competition will receive a TAMA marching snare drum in addition to getting to perform on the Day of Percussion evening showcase concert . A high tension snare drum will be provided for the competition. The adjudicators & clinicians for this event will be members of The Tundra Line, the official drumline of the Green Bay Packers.


The Tundra Line

High School Snare Drum Competition Rules

  • Repertoire: Any WSMA Class "A" Parade Drum (Marching Snare Drum) solo or any piece of equivalent difficulty.

    • ​Original compositions are acceptable as long as a legible score is provided to the judges.

  • Maximum performance time is 6 minutes.

  • A warm-up opportunity will be provided 30 minutes prior to the start of the competition.

  • Link to the registration form can be found at the top of this page.

  • The deadline for registration is April 5th 2019.

  • Exact performance times will be assigned one registration has closed on April 5th.

  • The winner of the competition will get to perform on the WI DoP afternoon Showcase Concert.

  • A high-tension marching snare drum will be provided for use by participants.

    • Participants are welcome to bring their own drum to use if they prefer to do so.​

  • All sticks/mallets & other gear ​needed should be brought by participants.

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